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Moon Light World Map

The map below shows where the Moon is visible from the Earth, depending on weather conditions and moon phases.
The white dot Moon symbol symbolizes the position of the Moon, and the yellow sun Sun symbol symbolizes the position of the sun.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 24%

Previous phaseThird QuarterThursday, August 9, 2012 at 6:55 PM
Next phaseNew MoonFriday, August 17, 2012 at 3:55 PM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, August 12, 2012 at 17:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 27' North, Longitude: 143° 54' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 417.55 meters/second, 1503.2 km/hour, 934.0 miles/hour or 811.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.0"15.57 miwest0° 00' 00.8"0.02 misouth15.57 mi
1 hour14° 30' 03.4"933.76 miwest0° 00' 51.7"0.99 misouth933.81 mi
24 hours12° 01' 28.0"774.38 mieast0° 49' 34.3"56.84 misouth778.61 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluSun 7:36 AM1448 km900 miles782 nmWest W
KiritimatiMon 7:36 AM2610 km1622 miles1410 nmSouthwest SW
San Francisco *Sun 10:36 AM2743 km1705 miles1481 nmNortheast NE
Los Angeles *Sun 10:36 AM2876 km1787 miles1553 nmNortheast NE
Las Vegas *Sun 10:36 AM3225 km2004 miles1741 nmNortheast NE
PhoenixSun 10:36 AM3398 km2111 miles1835 nmEast-northeast ENE
HermosilloSun 10:36 AM3411 km2119 miles1842 nmEast-northeast ENE
MidwaySun 6:36 AM3455 km2147 miles1865 nmWest-northwest WNW
Seattle *Sun 10:36 AM3488 km2167 miles1883 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Vancouver *Sun 10:36 AM3594 km2233 miles1940 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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